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Is Falkirk one of the UK’s worst area’s for bad food hygiene?

Falkirk has made it onto the list of the UK’s top ten worst council areas for food hygiene.

Health
Our previous winner of Cafe of the Year was Blossoms Bistro within Torwood Garden Centre in Larbert - will they win again or will someone wrestle the crown from them?

Help your favourite cafe lift the Herald’s coveted award

From trendy to traditional, rustic to retro, there’s nothing we love more than a café or tea room and everyone has their favourite!

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Skye restaurant named best in Scotland

An Isle of Skye restaurant has been named the best in Scotland.

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The Kitchin - led by Tom Kitchin - is the best restaurant in Scotland - according to Square Meal (Photo: JP)

10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.
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Food is heavenly as Juniper branches out
to another location

Food is heavenly as Juniper branches out
to another location

Returning to an old favourite where there has been some changes leaves most of us wondering if it will live up to our expectations.

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This fish art model of the Qeensferry Crossing for Seafood Week was made out of three whole plaice, mussel shells, seafood sticks and Cavolo Nero Kale

Seafood Week: You don’t have to shell out a fortune to eat well

If you like seafood, you should be in the middle of having a good week.

Health
New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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McDonalds in Falkirk's Central Retail Park has undergone a major refurbishment

McDonalds digital makeover creates 10 jobs

A “significant investment” in the McDonalds restaurant in Falkirk’s Central Retail Park is to create 10 new jobs.

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Six out of 10 (61 per cent) Scottish  food and drink firms are pursuing new international customers.

Scottish food and drink firms targeting international expansion

Scottish food and drink firms are targeting new international customers outside of the European Union (EU), according to a new report by Bank of Scotland.

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Scots have named Sir David Attenborough as the guest they would most like to share a takeaway with.

Sir David Attenborough named as Scots’ ultimate dinner party guest

Scots have named veteran broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough as their top dinner date to enjoy a takeaway with.

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More than one-third of Scottish parents are still regularly offering crisps (37 percent) as snacks for their children either alongside or in between meals.

Worrying trend in snacking habits may be contributing to ‘obesity crisis’

A major charity initiative between Diabetes UK, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Tesco has discovered that snacking habits in Scotland are risking families’ long term health.

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Tony Macaroni application gets ‘pasta’ by planners

Tony Macaroni application gets ‘pasta’ by planners

Italian restaurant chain Tony Macaroni is a step closer to coming to town after Falkirk Council granted planning permission this week.

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If you like burgers, Five Guys is the place to go. It's quite pricey, but worth it

Guess how many stars Five Guys gets for its burgers and chips ...

A hard day’s sight-seeing and shopping in Auld Reekie deserves a good meal at the end of it, but you have to choose wisely from the plethora of good eateries on offer.

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Buzzing atmosphere shows Wahaca is a popular eating place

A great find in the heart of the capital - and taco deal is sweetener

Where to go on a drizzly Tuesday evening in Edinburgh when you’ve been on your feet for most of the day?

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Kismet crew curry favour to win again

Kismet crew curry favour to win again

It was a case of no change at the top for The Falkirk Herald’s Curry House of the Year with last year’s winners repeating the feat in 2017.

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Modern but with a traditional feel, Faodail has struck just the right balance

Restaurant review: Great food at great prices ensures Faodail truly is a lucky find

Tucked away in a little side street in Kincardine, Faodail could easily have found location a major hurdle in its attempts to establish itself.

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The stylish Grill Room at Hotel Colessio

Steaking a claim on the Grill Room serving the best meal ever

Hotel Colessio is one of those landmark buildings that neighbouring Stirling seems to have in abundance.

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The Larachmhor Tavern, Pittenweem. (Picture: flickr/Steve Douglas)

A harbour side pub keeping it real but not always hitting the mark

For many a year the Larachmhor Tavern in Pittenweem has been on my radar but only in more recent times as a place to go to eat.

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The boom in Scottish gin has been revealed.

Scottish gin boom revealed

A hugely popular Gin Map of Scotland has been updated for 2017 - with 25 new Scottish gins.

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Artisan might sound flashy and kitschy but it’s not - in a good way!

Artisan might sound flashy and kitschy but it’s not - in a good way!

The building at the end of Wooer Street in Falkirk town centre has changed hands a few times over recent years, but I’m hoping the current inhabitants are here to stay.

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